Health Reference Series: Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $97.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $145.50
ISBN: 978-1-80316-041-2
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 14
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, Sixth Edition provides up-to-date data on nutrition and health, including information from the recently updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans and facts about the new MyPlate food guidance system.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part 1. Guidelines for Healthy Eating
    • Chapter 1—Federal Dietary Guidelines and Food Guidance System
    • Chapter 2—Portion Sizes and Servings
    • Chapter 3—Food Labels
    • Chapter 4—Healthy Use of Dietary Supplements
    • Part 2. The Elements of Good Nutrition
    • Chapter 5—Carbohydrates
    • Chapter 6—Protein
    • Chapter 7—Dietary Fats
    • Chapter 8—Dietary Fiber
    • Chapter 9—Fluids and Hydration
    • Chapter 10—Vitamins
    • Chapter 11—Minerals
    • Chapter 12—Antioxidants and Other Functional Foods
    • Chapter 13—Key Takeaways from Nutrition
    • Part 3. Nutrition through the Life Span
    • Chapter 14—Infant and Toddler Nutrition
    • Chapter 15—Children and Food
    • Chapter 16—Nutrition Information for Teens and Young Adults
    • Chapter 17—Nutrition Needs for Women
    • Chapter 18—Nutrition for Older Persons
    • Part 4. Lifestyle and Nutrition
    • Chapter 19—Smart Supermarket Shopping
    • Chapter 20—Healthy Vegetarianism
    • Chapter 21—Healthy Eating at Home
    • Chapter 22—The Health Benefits of Eating Breakfast
    • Chapter 23—Healthy Eating Out
    • Chapter 24—Alcohol Use
    • Part 5. Nutrition-Related Health and Safety Concerns
    • Chapter 25—Diet and Metabolic Syndrome
    • Chapter 26—The Truths about Natural, Artificial, and Added Sugars
    • Chapter 27—Food Ingredients: Additives and Colors
    • Chapter 28—Safety of Irradiated Food
    • Chapter 29—Excess Sodium
    • Chapter 30—Health Effects of Commercial Beverages
    • Chapter 31—How Safe Are Dietary Supplements for Exercise and Athletic Performance?
    • Chapter 32—Food Safety
    • Chapter 33—The Health Consequences of Nutrition Misinformation
    • Chapter 34—Food Insecurity of U.S. Households
    • Part 6. Importance of Nutrition in Weight Management
    • Chapter 35—The Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity
    • Chapter 36—Childhood Obesity
    • Chapter 37—Healthy Weight Loss
    • Chapter 38—Weight Loss and Nutrition Myths
    • Chapter 39—Diet Pills and Supplements for Weight Loss Explained
    • Chapter 40—Popular Fad Diets
    • Part 7. The Role of Nutrition in People with Other Medical Concerns
    • Chapter 41—Nutrition and Diabetes
    • Chapter 42—Nutrition and Heart Disease
    • Chapter 43—Food Allergies and Intolerances
    • Chapter 44—Celiac Disease and a Gluten-Free Diet
    • Chapter 45—Cancer and Nutrition
    • Chapter 46—Nutrition and Oral Health
    • Part 8. Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 47—Glossary of Nutrition and Diet Terms
    • Chapter 48—Nutrition Support Organizations and Programs